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Nwabali: “Destiny Child”, Sports Administrator Shares Story of Super Eagles’ Goalie’s Stunning Rise

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Former chairman of the defunct League Management Company (LMC), Shehu Dikko, on Thursday, February 8, shared the story of how Super Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, developed.…CONTINUE READING

Reports that Nwabali, 27, has been one of the standout performers at the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023 in Côte d’Ivoire.

The Chippa United shot-stopper is a serious contender for the goalkeeper of the tournament following his super displays.

In Nigeria’s last-four clash against South Africa which went to penalties after extra-time, Nwabali saved twice as the Eagles zoomed into the final.

Amid praise for Nwabali on social media, Dikko made a flashback to Nwabali’s days in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

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Quoting a tweet, Dikko recalled how current Super Eagles third-choice goalkeeper, Olorunleke Ojo, was ahead of Nwabali at club level.

Dikko wrote on his verified X (formerly Twitter) handle:

“DESTINY CHILD!! May God bless Mr. Jude Anyadufu, the Sporting Director of Enyimba FC… Nwabali was unfortunately relegated from the NPFL with Go-Round FC of Portharcourt in 2018. But Mr. Jude saw he is something special in the games he kept for Go Round FC and so didn’t allow him to go down and signed up for Enyimba FC to start as 3rd choice keeper behind LEKE and FATAHU DAUDA (a Ghana International Goalkeeper)… the rest they say is history!!

“The Enyimba head coach, Usman Abdallah trust him and made him Number 1 and when he left Enyimba to Wikki and later Katsina Utd he always goes with Nwabili as his top keeper … Now in the Super Eagles setup, at the AFCON Nwabili is first choice while LEKE is the 3rd choice. That’s life.”

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AFCON 2023: Shettima joins Super Eagles’ celebration

In a piece of related news, reported that the vice president of Nigeria, Kashim Shettima, joined the joyous Super Eagles team after their win over South Africa in the AFCON semifinal on Wednesday, February 7.

Shettima was among the dignitaries at the Stade de la Paix in Bouaké who watched the Eagles.

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